Donald Boger, 85, of Denver, Iowa, passed away on February 14, 2019 at his home in Denver.
Donald Lee Boger was born on October 22, 1933, the son of Henry and Hazel (Hein) Boger at his parent’s home in Martin, South Dakota. The family moved to Battle Creek, Iowa in the early 1940’s. In 1945, they moved to Gilmore City, Iowa, and in 1949 to Ackley, Iowa, where Donald received his education. At the age of 17, Don began working for John Deere. He then enlisted in the Army on September 13, 1956 until his discharge on October 17, 1957. Following his discharge, he continued to work at John Deere. On January 25, 1958, he was united in marriage to Delores Crosser at her parent’s farm in rural Ackley, Iowa. The couple moved to Denver, Iowa in 1975 and Don retired from John Deere in 1992 and then worked part time at Walterman Implement in Dike. Don also did lawn care in Denver.
He enjoyed riding horses, fishing, camping, dancing, telling jokes and the Iowa Hawkeyes. However, is greatest enjoyment was spending time with his kids, grandkids and great grandchildren. Don was a very patient man and taught his family to love one another.
Survivors are a son, Dan Boger of Denver; a daughter, Debbie (Mike Kittleson) Stevenson of Cedar Falls; a son, Doug (Jeni) Boger of Denver; nine grandchildren, Tammy Stocks, Chris (Trusha) Shimp, Angie Shimp, Andy Shimp, Nickie (Adam) Kingdon, Shelly (Jamie) Masker, Chrissy (Justin) Laws, Melissa Boger, and Alivia Boger; seventeen great grandchildren; brother, Richard (Wilma) Boger of Aplington, Iowa and sister, Sharon (Gerald) Luppen of Rock Island, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Delores Boger on January 15, 2019; a great grandson, Tanner; great-great grandchild, Oakleigh; two sisters, Norma (Cyril “Zip”) Ehrig and Virginia (Rich) Skow and by a brother, Myran “Maize” (Georgia) Boger.
Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 am on February 20, 2019, at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Denver, Iowa with Pastor Kären Larson from Kimball Avenue Methodist Church, Waterloo officiating. Inurnment will be held in Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens in Cedar Falls with military rites conducted by the Cedar Falls AMVETS, Post 49. The family will greet family and friends on Tuesday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Denver and also for one hour prior to services on Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Boger family for a later designation. Online condolences may be left at www.kaisercorson.com
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